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Documentary on Taysom Hill Shows How His Brother's Death, His Faith Shaped His NFL Career

by Ashli Kristine Hansen | January 10, 2019 | Famous Mormons

Taysom Hill knows a thing or two about adversity. Four season-ending injuries. Death of a brother. Undrafte...

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When a Mormon Won the Triple Crown

by LDS Living Staff | Famous Mormons

In honor of Justify and his jockey winning the Triple Crown Saturday, June 9, we thought it might be fun to...

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LDS Athlete Barely Misses Olympic Games After Controversial Track Race

by Jeff Hampton | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Shaquille Walker has been a star since the second he stepped on campus at BYU. The middle distance runner c...

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Blind LDS Athlete to Compete in 2016 Paralympic Games

by Jeff Hampton | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Meet the LDS paralympic athlete who just qualified for the 2016 Games in Rio. Tyson Gunter has albinism. Si...

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LDS High School Baseball Player Among Top Prospects for MLB Draft

by LDS Living Staff | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

The Major League Baseball draft begins this Thursday and Payton Henry of Pleasant Grove, Utah, hopes to hea...

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Governor Honors BYU Players for Hail Mary Pass and Other Achievements

by LDS Living Staff | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

He may have played his last game in a BYU uniform, but men's basketball star Kyle Collinsworth is still bri...

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BYU Football Ends Player Firesides During Season, Unveils New Fireside Schedule

by KSL | Mormon Life

Former BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall made a tradition of in-season firesides the night before footba...

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LDS Woman Returns to Conquer Cliff that Paralyzed Her

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

What a great example of strength and resilience. Four years after becoming paralyzed, Brittany Fisher said,...

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The Guardian: The Mormon Who Helped Save a Costa Rican Soccer Giant

by The Guardian | Mormon Life

How did one Mormon go from not even liking soccer to owning and saving one of Costa Rica's most beloved soc...

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The LDS 4-Time Paralympic Gold Medalist Going to the 2016 Olympics

by Newsroom | Mormon Life

Four times Paralympic Champion, Jason Smyth, is hoping to add to his collection of gold medals at this year...